Class: MainModule

MainModule

Base class for required modules for the bot to work. Adds interface for maintaining references across reloads.

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Extends

Members


<nullable> bot :SpikeyBot

The parent SpikeyBot instance. Defaults to required cache value for autocompletion, updates to current reference at init.
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client :external:Discord~Client

The current bot client. Defaults to require cache value for editor autocompletion, updates to current reference at init.
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  • external:Discord~Client
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command :Command

The command object for registering command listeners. Defaults to require cache value for editor autocompletion, updates to current reference at init.
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<constant> commit :string

The commit at HEAD at the time this module was loaded. Essentially the version of this submodule.
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  • string
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common :Common

The common object. Defaults to require cache value for editor autocompletion, updates to current reference at init.
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Discord :external:Discord

The current Discord object instance of the bot. Defaults to require cache value for editor autocompletion, updates to current reference at init.
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<abstract> helpMessage :undefined|string|external:Discord~MessageEmbed

The help message to show the user in the main help message.
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  • undefined | string | external:Discord~MessageEmbed
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<protected, readonly> initialized :boolean

Has this subModule been initialized yet (Has begin() been called).
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  • boolean
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<constant> loadTime :number

The time at which this module was loaded for use in checking if the module needs to be reloaded because the file has been modified since loading.
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  • number
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<abstract, protected> myName :string

The name of this submodule. Used for differentiating in the log. Should be defined before begin().
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  • string
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<abstract> postPrefix :string

The postfix for the global prefix for this subModule. Must be defined before begin(), otherwise it is ignored.
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  • string
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Methods


<static> extend(child)

Extends MainModule as the base class of a child.
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Name Type Description
child object The child class to extend.
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begin(Discord, client, command, common, bot)

Initialize this submodule.
Parameters:
Name Type Description
Discord Discord The Discord object for the API library.
client Discord~Client The client that represents this bot.
command Command The command instance in which to register command listeners.
common Common Class storing common functions.
bot SpikeyBot The parent SpikeyBot instance.
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<protected> debug(msg)

Log using common.logDebug, but automatically set name.
Parameters:
Name Type Description
msg string The message to log.
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end()

Trigger subModule to shutdown and get ready for process terminating.
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<protected> error(msg)

Log using common.error, but automatically set name.
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Name Type Description
msg string The message to log.
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<abstract> export()

Export data required to maintain the bot across reloading this module. Expected to be returned directly to this.import once reloaded.
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Returns:
The data to be exported.
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MainModule~ModuleData

<abstract> import(data)

Imports data from a previous instance of this class in order to maintain references to other objects and classes across reloads.
Parameters:
Name Type Argument Description
data MainModule~ModuleData <nullable>
The data that was exported previously, or null if no data to import.
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<abstract, protected> initialize()

The function called at the end of begin() for further initialization specific to the subModule. Must be defined before begin() is called.
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<protected> log(msg)

Log using common.log, but automatically set name.
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Name Type Description
msg string The message to log.
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<abstract> reloadable()

Check if this module is in a state that is ready to be reloaded. If false is returned, this module should not be unloaded and doing such may risk putting the module into an uncontrollable state. This is different from unloadable, which checks if this module can be stopped completely, this checks if the module can be stopped and restarted.
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  • SubModule~unloadable
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True if can be reloaded, false if cannot.
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boolean

<abstract> save( [opt])

Saves all data to files necessary for saving current state.
Parameters:
Name Type Argument Default Description
opt string <optional>
'sync' Can be 'async', otherwise defaults to synchronous.
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<abstract, protected> shutdown()

Shutdown and disable this submodule. Removes all event listeners.
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<abstract> terminate()

Signal that the bot is shutting down and will not be restarting immediately. This is triggered on all shutdowns where all MainModules and SubModules will be unloaded.
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<abstract> unloadable()

Check if this module is in a state that is ready to be unloaded. If false is returned, this module should not be unloaded and doing such may risk putting the module into an uncontrollable state.
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True if can be unloaded, false if cannot.
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<protected> warn(msg)

Log using common.logWarning, but automatically set name.
Parameters:
Name Type Description
msg string The message to log.
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Type Definitions


ModuleData

The data exported and imported by this module intended to be used to persist across reloads.
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  • object.<*>
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